TWIN LAKES, Wis. – Clifford C. Cantwell, 71, of Twin Lakes, died suddenly Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at the Aurora Memorial Hospital of Burlington, Wis.
Clifford Charles Cantwell was born June 1, 1941, in Kenosha, Wis., the son of the late Donald and Genevieve Murphy Cantwell. On Sept. 27, 1969, in St. John's Catholic Church in Twin Lakes, he was united in marriage to Judith Walker. He lived in Kenosha until moving to Twin Lakes in 1969.
Clifford served in the U.S. Army as a Private E2. He attended Xavier and Loras Colleges. He owned and operated the Twin Lakes Country Club and WI/IL Sales Group in Twin Lakes. He attended St. John's Catholic Church in Twin Lakes. He was an active member and past president of the Twin Lakes Chamber and Business Association, one of the original four to organize the Aquanut Water Ski Team and organized the D.A.R.E. program for Kenosha County. He was a present member of the Twin Lakes Park Board. He was also a member of the Twin Runners Snowmobile Club, K.A.B.A. and hosted the Kenosha County Golf open for many years. He was a member of the Genoa City Lions Club and a supporter for many other organizations. He was also a member of the Kenosha County Tavern League for 50 years. He was an avid fan of the Green Bay Packers and NASCAR. Clifford also had his private pilot license and was an instructor. He was the best duct tape salesman in the country.
Clifford is survived by his wife, Judy; five sons, Chad, Craig (Kelly), Christopher, Cian and Kyle, all of Twin Lakes; and two grandchildren, Kaileigh and Carter.
A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, at St. John's Catholic Church, 701 N. Lake Ave., Twin Lakes, Wis., with Father Tony Russo officiating. The Cantwell family will receive friends from 3 p.m. until the Mass at the church.
Memorial remembrances may be directed to the Twin Lakes Country Club Junior Golf Foundation.
For online guestbook, visit haaselockwoodfhs.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Homes and Crematory of Twin Lakes.